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'The Witness Wore Red': A Polygamist's Wife Finds A New Life

In 2007, a breakaway extremist offshoot of the Mormon Church called the Fundamentalist Church of the Latter Day Saints made national news. Police raided an FLDS compound in Texas where they found hundreds of women and girls. The church's leader, Warren Jeffs, was sentenced to life plus 20 years …

New Memoir Recounts Black Lives 'Reaped' Too Young

The writer Jesmyn Ward lost her brother in a car accident, and she was never the same — but her grief would broaden and her losses compound. First one friend died, then another and another — all young black men, and all of them dead before the age of 30.<p>In her wrenching new memoir, <i>Men We Reaped</i>, …

Motivational Posters: Ernest Hemingway Edition | The Art of Manliness

I admittedly didn’t know much about Ernest Hemingway beyond his fine works of literature until I read Chris Hutcheson’s article, “The Hemingway You …

Black Bean, Corn and Quinoa Stuffed Peppers

1<p>Preheat oven to 400°F. Arrange the diced potatoes on a rimmed baking sheet. Drizzle with 2 tablespoons oil and sprinkle with cumin, chili powder and …

Best Of The Summer: 6 Books The Critics Adore

There is no one definition of a summer book. It can be a 1,000-page biography, a critically acclaimed literary novel, a memoir everyone is talking about — or it might be your favorite guilty pleasure: romance, crime, science fiction. Whatever you choose, it should be able to sweep you away to …

Learn a Foreign Language Quickly | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s note: This is a guest post by Benny the Irish polyglot who writes at Fluent in 3 Months.</i><p>Imagine being able to blend in undetected in another …

Top 20 free things to do in Paris

City of love, fashion capital, literary paradise… Paris has many different guises. And while museum entry can be steep and fine dining comes at a premium, the French capital can also be a cheap date.<p>Whether you go weak at the knees for soaring church spires or want to rub elbows at an authentic …

France

How to Read a Book | The Art of Manliness

1. Open book.<p>2. Read words.<p>3. Close book.<p>4. Move on to next book.<p>Reading a book seems like a pretty straightforward task, doesn’t it? And in some …

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Being a Good Neighbor | The Art of Manliness

<b>Between college and graduate school I took a gap year</b> where I worked in a restaurant, snow skied every chance I got, and tried to figure out the rest …

Billion-Year-Old Water Preserved in Canadian Mine

The ancient water contains chemicals that could support life without sunlight.<p><b>Pockets of water trapped in rocks from a Canadian mine are over a billion years old, and the water could contain life forms that can survive independently from the sun, scientists said this week.</b><p>The ancient water was …

The First Key to Mastery: Finding Your Life's Task | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s Note: This is an excerpt from Robert Greene’s book</i> Mastery. <i>Last time he talked about the importance of the Apprenticeship Phase in gaining</i> …

80 Frugal Tips to Save Money | The Art of Manliness

The manliness of frugality cannot be overstated. Frugality cultivates the manly qualities of independence, self-reliance, self-sufficiency, …

5 European Places You Might Have Missed | Underrated travel spots

First-time visitors to Europe usually focus on visiting major cities like Paris, Barcelona and London, which is definitely a good idea since they’re …

European Travel

The Most Exciting Bike Routes In Amsterdam

Amsterdam

Berlin: the good, the bad and the ugly | Boutique Travel Blog

<i>This is a guest post by the lovely Sofia von Porat from</i> <i>AsWeTravel</i><i>, a travel blog sharing travel tips, videos, guides and inspiration from around the</i> …

Salzburg - It's More Than Just About Mozart

Mozart

Why Travel Makes You Awesome

People always ask how travel has changed me. If I look back at who I was before I began traveling and compare that to who I am now, I would have to …

Great Barrier Reef

5 Top Places to Visit in Croatia

Croatia looks like it may be the next big thing in European travel – the beautiful country has history, recreational facilities and plenty of nature …

Budget Travel In Sweden

<i>Guest Post by Sofia von Porat: Sofia writes for AsWeTravel, a travel blog sharing travel tips, videos, guides and inspiration from around the world –</i> …

Quick Guide to Learning a Language Abroad

Learning

Archaeologists Find a Classic Entrance to Hell

The gate to hell is paved with marble, not just good intentions.<p><b>In ancient Greece and Rome, gods were part of daily life—so much so, in fact, that they could steal your daughter or lover, help you win a war, or cure your illness. Some legendary heroes even visited the realm of the god of the</b> …

Opinion

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Articles about six book reading nooks on Dwell.com - Dwell

This modern log cabin from architecture students at Auburn University was designed to be completed for $20,000—an admirable...<p>Architect Deborah Berke has maintained a ledger full of ephemera that details memories of every dinner party she’s hosted for...<p>One of our New Year's resolutions? To read …

Northern Ireland

How and Why to Become a Lifelong Learner | The Art of Manliness

For the first twenty-two years or so of our lives, our main “job” is learning. The bulk of our time is spent in classrooms acquiring new knowledge. …

Beautiful roads around the World (23 pictures)

There are certain roads around the world that go above and beyond average. They’re so sceni that traveling them is a true adventure.

Famous Nappers: 8 Men Who Napped | The Art of Manliness

A few weeks ago, we covered the myriad of amazing benefits provided by the too-oft maligned nap. If you’re still not convinced of the benefits of …